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Bioidentical Hormone Treatment

in Prescott, AZ

What Is Bioidentical Hormone Therapy?

Your hormones play an important role in your overall wellness, from your mood to your libido. However, age-related hormone fluctuations can lead to fatigue, hot flashes, weight gain, low sex drive, and other symptoms that prevent you from feeling your best. To help stabilize hormone imbalances, Dr. Robert Seals and nurse practitioner Chrissie Seals offer bioidentical hormone replacement therapy (BHRT) in Prescott, AZ. As a beneficial treatment for both men and women, BHRT utilizes a customized dose of estrogen, progesterone, or testosterone. The hormones used are chemically identical to the hormones naturally produced by your body, making BHRT a holistic alternative to synthetic hormone treatments. Schedule a consultation at Salud Spa to find out more.

Am I A Candidate For Bioidentical Hormone Therapy?

Candidates for BHRT (bioidentical hormone therapy) are men and women who may be experiencing changes in their bodies associated with getting older that typically begin after age 40. Some symptoms of these changes often include:

For Women

Symptoms of menopause (hot flashes, vaginal dryness, night sweats, etc.), trouble sleeping, mood swings, depression, lowered sex drive, difficulty concentrating, and fatigue.

For Men

Loss of muscle mass, low energy, sexual dysfunction (erectile dysfunction-ED), lowered libido, mental fog, hair loss, and weight gain.

Women who have undergone chemotherapy or are experiencing early menopause due to surgical removal of their ovaries or other reasons may also be candidates for BHRT. For women with a family or medical history of certain cancers, blood clots, or stroke may not be a candidate for BHRT. During your initial consult at Salud Spa, Dr. Robert Seals or nurse practitioner Chrissie Seals will talk to you about your medical history to determine if BHRT is an option for you.

What to Expect with BHRT Treatments

During your visit to Salud Spa, we will take the time to review your symptoms and learn about your concerns. From there, your doctor will create a customized treatment plan that fits your needs. Your treatment plan might include estrogen, progesterone, testosterone, or a combination of hormones. BHRT is generally administered as either oral capsules, small pellets that are inserted into your skin (pellet therapy), or injections. Over the course of your therapy, you’ll return to our office for several follow-up appointments so our team can monitor your progress and ensure that your hormone dosage is working well. You should start to notice an improvement in your symptoms and increased energy levels within about 2 – 3 weeks.
How quickly will I notice results from BHRT?
Results will vary from one patient to another depending on the way their body responds to the treatment. Some patients may notice results after only a few weeks, while it may take months for others to achieve the same results. During your consultation, we can give you a more detailed estimate of when you may begin to see results.
Will my insurance cover the cost of BHRT?
Unfortunately, most medical insurance companies will not cover bioidentical hormone replacement therapy. However, there are select agencies that may choose to reimburse some of the cost if you pay for the treatment out of pocket. Consult with our team about your insurance provider, as well as our payment options, in order to find what works best for you.
Can anyone use BHRT?
No. Bioidentical hormone replacement therapy is not considered to be an ideal form of treatment for women who are pregnant or prone to vaginal bleeding. Additionally, we do not recommend BHRT for men or women who have a history or family history of blood clots, stroke, deep vein thrombosis, or certain cancers. Speak with our team to determine whether or not your health makes you eligible for this treatment.
Aging is inevitable, but symptoms like low energy and mood swings don’t have to be. We invite you to schedule a consultation at Salud Spa in Prescott, AZ to learn more about the benefits of bioidentical hormone replacement therapy (BHRT). As a highly personalized treatment, BHRT can be custom-tailored to your specific needs so you can gain relief from hormone imbalances and start feeling more energized.